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Dallas Thomas (Pelican)

SPB: How would you summarize the Chicago heavy scene?

Thomas: Chicago has had a really strong scene for awhile now. Maybe one reason is that you have to survive the city before a band has a chance plug in and crank it up. Practice rooms are not cheap here, so it forces a level of focus and commitment to get to work when you finally have a place to rage. But ultimately it is the Chicago winter that I would say inspires many a local to spew down-tuned darkness...

Some Fine Examples:

  • Atlas Moth
  • Bloodiest
  • Lord Mantis
  • Anatomy of Habit
  • Oxblood
  • Sweet Cobra
  • Russian Circles
  • War Brides
  • Encrust
  • Indian
  • Electric Hawk
  • Yakuza
  • Bongripper

Words by Loren on March 31, 2014, 5:35 p.m.

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Posted by Loren on March 31, 2014, 5:35 p.m.

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